Scott Sullivan, Of Counsel

Scott Sullivan

Of Counsel

Scott Sullivan is Of Counsel to Sanford Heisler Sharp.

Scott has litigated and written widely on civil and human rights issues both domestically and internationally. He is a Professor of Law at the Paul M. Hebert Law Center at Louisiana State University, where he holds the Harvey A. Peltier Professorship and J. Dawson Gasquet Endowed Professorship.

Scott received his law degree from the University of Chicago and his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Kansas. Scott was awarded a J. William Fulbright Fellowship to study at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy, where he received a LL.M. in Comparative, European and International Law.

During the course of his legal career, Scott has represented individuals detained at Guantanamo Bay as well as multinational business organizations. His legal scholarship has been published by journals at Harvard, Fordham, UCLA and others and was cited in the landmark litigation of Hamdan v. Rumsfeld.


  • LL.M., European University Institute
  • J.D., University of Chicago
  • B.A., University of Kansas

Bar Admissions

  • New York

Yale University Gender Discrimination Class Action

According to the complaint, the three student plaintiffs were groped at fraternity parties in their first semesters at Yale. The student plaintiffs know of other female students who experienced similar sexual harassment and assault during and after fraternity parties and at the hands of fraternity brothers.